CUPE Nova Scotia represents more than 19,000 working women and men employed throughout the public sector. We are proud to be part of Canada's largest and fastest-growing union. CUPE represents workers in health care, education, municipalities, libraries, child care, universities, social services, public utilities, transportation, emergency services, and airlines.
CUPE members are service-providers, white-collar workers, technicians, laborers, skilled tradespeople, and professionals. More than half of CUPE members are women. About one-third of our members works part-time.
Click the link below to watch the television interview of Mike McNeil.
With lots of leaves still on the ground in Halifax and snow in the forecast, the union representing municipal outside workersis concerned about cuts to the city’s leaf collection program.
The president of CUPE Nova Scotia, Mike McNeil, says Premier McNeil and Finance Minister Randy Delorey need to take a serious look at the alternative budget released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA-NS).
CUPE Nova Scotia will be running print ads in every daily and weekly newspaper from December 11-19. The ads talk to Nova Scotians about the perils of P3's (so-called public private partnerships). Click here for the schedule and a copy of the ad. We also encourage you to post this ad on your union bulletin board and distribute it to your members.
CUPE Child Care Co-ordinator Naomi Stewart has written NS Education/ECE Minister Karen Casey, asking her when she'll be releasing the results from a review of regulated child care that she launched in January, 2015.
The president of CUPE Nova Scotia, Mike McNeil, says “Today is a dark day for labour relations in our province and for tens of thousands of public employees and their Charter rights.
CUPE Nova Scotia President Mike McNeil recently attended a Solidarity Party hosted by the inside and outside workers at the Halifax Regional Water Commission. Pictured from Left to Right: Dave Dort, President L. 227, Mike McNeil, Heather Corkum, President L. 1431.
The union representing Nova Scotia’s provincial highway workers says news that paving costs have gone up 20% should come as no surprise.
CUPE NS President Mike McNeil is urging the province’s health minister, Leo Glavine, to support a new Health Accord at the upcoming meeting of ministers in Vancouver.
It is that time of year again to start planning for convention. Please find all of the documents and information concerning Convention 2016, which is being held in Yarmouth.
Attached in PDF format is our winter/spring schedule of CUPE workshops being offered to CUPE locals from February to June of 2016.
The president of CUPE Nova Scotia, Mike McNeil, says his union agrees with a number of groups who are calling for health minister Leo Glavine’s resignation over changes to seniors’ Pharmacare.